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Shauna Schultz, RD, Public Health Nutritionist, sent a game idea she uses that is quite popular. It teaches clients that high-sugar beverages are not satiating but add extra calories, which can add up too fast and are not compensated for later! It also allows them to make visual comparisons...
 
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Betty Kenyon, Panhandle Community Services, writes, “One of the best things I have done on various subjects--weight loss, diabetes, general nutrition information, etc. -- is to use actual packages and refer to food labels. I have quite a collection of packages in my office to use as I see...
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!
 
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Pass around a bottle of cranberry apple juice drink and ask them if it could count as a fruit serving. The answer is no - if you look at the Nutrition Facts label you will see that it only contains 10% juice (this may sometimes vary by brand). Hold up a banana, apple or orange ... Fruit Pop Quiz
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  Fruit & Veggie Presentation Ideas Spoil the Appetite Right Irene Berman-Levine, PhD, RD, author of Dr. Irene’s Nutrition Tidbits e-mail newsletter (www.drirene.net), frequently writes about the importance of eating fruits and vegetables. At home, she faces the reality of a 13- and 17-year-old who are just like any other kids … they couldn’t care ... Fruit and Vegetable Promotion Ideas
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Fresh fruit is usually the lowest calorie fruit choice. Make a display showing each of the following fruit choices with labels showing the corresponding calories: Compare the calories for all fruit choices. - 1 fresh apple 71 - 1/2 cup raisins 216 - 1 cup apple juice 116 -...